Garth Ennis and Keith Burns’ “Out of the Blue” out next March

Out next March from US publisher Aftershock Comics is a new war story, Out of the Blue, a superb-looking tale that is sure to appeal to fans of Battle, Commando, “Johnny Red” and other war comics. Writer Garth Ennis (Jimmy’s Bastards, A Walk Through Hell, Preacher, The Boys) and artist Keith Burns (War Stories) re-uniteContinue reading Garth Ennis and Keith Burns’ “Out of the Blue” out next March

Commando 5175: Home of Heroes - Michael’s War SNIP

“Weekes’ War” Commando tales continue this week – plus, Starblazer returns?

Brand new Commando comics (Issues 5175 – 5178 are out this week from DC Thomson, on sale in all good newsagents (and online) on Thursday. But hang on, the chap in the gas mask on the cover of Issue 3178 looks awfully familiar… read on to find out why! Watch as friends from South AfricaContinue reading “Weekes’ War” Commando tales continue this week – plus, Starblazer returns?

Commando 5168: Gold Collection: Black Schneider SNIP

Criminals on the loose in latest Commando comics!

Brand new Commando comics from DC Thomson (Issues 5167 – 5170) are on sale from this Thursday in all good newsagents and via various digital platforms. Track down a vicious criminal in World War Two France, search the desert dunes for the Black Schneider, help free Mexico from the Federales, and find out what deadlyContinue reading Criminals on the loose in latest Commando comics!

Battleground Picture Library 41 - "Moonstrike!" SNIP

Collecting Comics: The Strange Case of the War Comic Cover “Twins”

Richard Sheaf and I recently investigated the way British war comics used to re-use cover art, and this article reveals how two British comic companies used the same art on different titles… For those of you familiar with my Nothing But a Fan blog, you may also have heard of Vic Whittle.  Don’t worry ifContinue reading Collecting Comics: The Strange Case of the War Comic Cover “Twins”